Education News Roundup: Nov. 13, 2015

Students participate in activities at the Natural History Museum of Utah as part of American Indian Month celebration.




In today’s ENR: Sen. Aaron Osmond is leaving the Legislature to lead tech college network. Provo City School District: High school location decision could come by next meeting. There are more than 800 homeless children in Washington County. Tooele County school officials planning move to 5-by-5 schedule. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 13. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 30




In today’s ENR: Park City looks at tax increase if the bond election fails. EPA grant will provide for some cleaner school buses in Utah. PRI looks at a former child laborer in Iran who is now a student at Wasatch Academy in Mount Pleasant. Harvard professor looks at the educator professional development student that came out in August discrediting much of professional development. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 30. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 8, 2015

Student with laptop in class




In today’s ENR: Students at Logan High will receive MacBook Air laptops as part of the 1-to-1 technology program. Conference looks at how to stop the school-to-prison pipeline. A new study looks at how snoring and other breathing problems can affect academic performance. A former teacher writes about “What teachers are really doing every day.” Teacher’s school bedtime chart goes viral. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 8. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Aug. 12, 2015

"Kids going to school" by Spyros Papaspyropoulos/CC/flickr




In today’s ENR: Washington School Board approves a tax increase. And Washington School District discusses its instructional materials needs. Governor Herbert touts walking to school. LA Times looks at the work involved in reconciling the House and Senate ESEA rewrites. How much homework is too much homework? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Aug. 12. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 16, 2015

School Bus and the Utah State Board of Education_Public Education Provides Support to Utah Clean Air Projects




In today’s ENR: Legislature looks at possible systems for electing the Utah State Board of Education. Full Senate approves Stan Lockhart for the Utah State Board of Education. Legislature looks at early childhood education in Utah. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 16. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 14, 2015

School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration /Education News Roundup




In today’s ENR: Local media drop in on the school nutritionist convention in Salt Lake. SITLA is trying to deal with trash and vandalism on its land. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell looks to close debate on the Senate’s ESEA rewrite. Route Fifty looks at the opposite of Utah’s school population: Vermont has really, really small class sizes. How small is too small? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 14. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 13, 2015

"Kindergarten..." by SFA Union City/CC/flickr




In today’s ENR: UVU hosts Sci-Tech Expo. More babies in Utah ultimately leads to more kindergarteners in Utah. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack turns to the Trib to tout nutritious school lunches. Will the Senate pass its version of an ESEA rewrite this week? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 13. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 11, 2015

Summer Food Service Program poster




In today’s ENR: Utah State Prison inmates earn their high school diplomas. UVU holds math camp. House may move on an ESEA rewrite as early as next week. Child nutrition advocates say few parents aware of free summer meals program. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 11. . . . → Read More

Utah Names Title I Priority, Focus, Reward Schools for 2014-15




The Utah State Office of Education (USOE) has identified Title I Priority, Focus, and Reward Schools for the 2014-2015 school year. These determinations were made in accordance with the accountability provisions under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) Flexibility Waiver approved by the U.S. Department of Education. . . . → Read More